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. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is by folsom and 2nd and joins us live in the city with more. i guess they got it capped, but it was really something about a half hour ago or so, right? >> reporter: that's exactly right, frank. the new concern now is actually structural safety. i want to show you, they blocked off the roads in this area. that is essex off of folsom here and they say they're going to block all four lanes right there because they want to sort of assess the damage of what happened. but we want to show you some video that we shot earlier. you can get a look at that gushing water at least 40 feet high is what we're told. and about 1,000 -- tens of thousands of gallons of water that had come out of that break. now, from what we could see, that car knocked the hydrant completely out. we heard reports this started just before 4 a.m. this morning. san francisco police told us officers were trying to pull over this car at 4th and howard for a minor traffic vial violation. the driver fled and hit the hydrant. they took the driver into custody. we are unsure if the driver sustain
director of folsom st. events. we are the producers of many other events. particularly the well-known folsom street fair. there is a lot of work to do. we are actually a non profit. we donate back to charities. our model is different probably the most street fairs. but we do take it very seriously. i am here basicallyé@ to sharea lot of concerns, the issues of others, producers in the city, regulations, increasing fees. hopefully will have time today to talk about breast practices -- best practices. i noticed that in the opening remarks there were comments made around the entertainment commission in its ability to shut down places that are not doing what they are supposed to be doing. it would be great to explore what we would need for an incentive structure. how can we look at things like reducing as they do what they do in need to do it well. >> i have been a longtime promoter under the name of opal. the earning and community is the opulent temple. i am also a part-time psychologist, working with kids in the bayview, and a father. i was hoping to speak today as a small-busin
to be included in any community plan. folsom street, a neighborhood commercial corridor, safer for pedestrians with more community serving businesses and improved transit. the final eir for the western soma concluded "in general it's anticipated that future development under these revised zoning controls will result in more cohesive neighborhoods throughout the planned area. new development within the draft plan area specifically would exhibit greater consistency and land use and building types and clearly defined residential neighborhoods, commercial corridors, and high terk industrial and pdr uses .". i want to express my gratitude first among the city family to paul letter, cory teague and the rest of the planning department staff. to chester fong in the transportation authority. to lily and megan wall in the department of public health, supervisor jane kim and beyond the city family the advice and assistance of the respected land use attorney sue hester. tmi and other property owners along the corridor. john kev lynn and amir massy at art stone properties and in the neighborhoods part
and keeps going until he gets to he is section and -- essex and folsom. i want to give you a look because you can see san francisco police are in the process of shutting down essex street. now the water has been shut off and we showed you that in the last half hour but there is a new problem. if we pan over here, take a look at the construction site. you can see the scaffolding is compromised with some of the metal beams going down. the firefighter said he is not sure if that is stable or if that structure is compromised so if they can get the construction guys out here to make sure that it's not about to fall, they have shut down this street and they don't know when it will reopen. let me show you video from when all of this happened because there was quite a mess out here. it was shotting an estimated 30 feet in the air and 50,000 gallons came out before they were able to shut it off. again it started with a driver running through a red light and that's what police are telling ktvu channel 2 morning news. it started when this driver tried to turn on to essex and folsom and crashed into
and -- and folsom. earlier water was gushing out of the hydrant spraying water all over this intersection. police say a suspected drunk driver ran moot hydrant and the scaffolding. this -- this happened before 4:00 this morning. police did take the driver into custody he's in jail now. the scaffolding company son the way to repair this. -- company is on the way out here to repair this. they don't know when they will open this back up, stay with abc7 news for updates on this developing story. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> also developing news from contra costa county, the sheriff's department is investigating a homicide. it happened last night pleasant hill near 680 and concord avenue where we find terry mcsweeney. >> reporter: the body was found last evening across concord avenue from where i'm stage near the 680 northbound on-ramp. you can see shopping carts, hopeless area there, another one under the over pass as well don't know go that has anything to do with this homicide investigation underway pictures from last night a lot of deputies this area concord and 680 north they are looking for cl
that are not pride, that are not folsom that would be affected. >> you're with folsom as well. we did address the legislation for that specific concern and those events would not be impacted but thank you. i appreciate the perspective next speaker. >> my name is charles harris. i'm a resident and san refeal and advocate for body freedom and nature foundation and improving the awareness of these activities throughout north america. in 2009 the association commission had polling firm to conduct a poll of the attitude of californians towards nudity. the margin of error is plus or minus 3%. question number five was "do you agree or disagree that you are personally offended by the non sexual nudity of others". the responses were as follows. strongly agree and somewhat agree and somewhat disagree 17%. strongly disagree 41-point 1% and as you can see many of the residents are not offended by the non sexual nudity of others. the results of this poll to our knowledge is the only empirical evidence on this towards the attitudes of nudity and which the proponents rely and the majority is offended b
, claudine? >> reporter: we are on essex and folsom and police say they did not chase the suspect but he did fail to yield and you can see the car hooked up to the tow truck. this is the essex street on ramp and folsom street shut down so if you take a look to where the orange cones are post -- orange cones are posted. until just a few minutes ago, water was shotting through the air and flooding through this intersection. at this point, the situation is now that they are towing the car in front of this. the subject has been taken to the hospital and we don't know the extent of his injuries, this all started as what seemed like a very basic traffic stop. they were trying to turn on police think they were trying to turn on to the freeway and lost control and hit a fire hydrant. they are cleaning up and getting the water turned off was a big deal, we were having trouble finding the correct access points to get it turned off. we continue to monitor the situation and we will be back coming up on the morning news. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> claudine, thank you. >>> john mcphee is no longer on
to not use the same . this is being introduced to be permitted in some ways on folsom street and ninth and tenth street but this would open up the area north of harrison and the primary area for development in western soma for substantial office development, so that gives you a little background and information, but we wanted to again provide a few options so the first option is what we have currently proposed which is essentially article 10 landmarks, designated buildings, and it would require that they be designated. again there are few who are currently designated but there are more that could be if they went through the process and currently under the code the land use flexibility you get is to have office or in the rad additional retail. the second option which was raised before as well is what is currently employed in soma, which is article 10 landmarks, article 11 category one through four buildings which there is only one right now in western soma that false under that category but again there could be others that could be eligible for that, and contributory buildings and des
, the open division. it must mean de la salle. coach bob at sac state against folsom in blue. already up 7-0. the touchdown run. it's 13-0, spartans. no answer for folsom. chris williams to andrew buckley on 4th down. spartans rolled 49-15 to remain unbeaten. a couple of scores to pass on to you from tonight out of division 2. clayton valley on the losing end to oakdale, 27- 24. marin, the wildcats are moving on. they beat sutter 23-7 in division 3. >>> stanford women's volleyball. stanford, the first set. and it was all downhill from there for john dunning and the cardinals. they lose in three straight sets. unranked michigan, upset second- ranked stanford. the cardinal season is over! >>> and tomorrow, you can watch the 49er game against the dolphins right here on cbs 5. it will be followed immediately by the 5th quarter, inside the 49er locker room, listening to harbaugh say, whose got it better than us? nobody! we'll see how that unfolds. >> all right. we will tune in. thanks, vern. after the break, the beatles and the stones. ,, look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse hig
of the street for the blocks from folsom to market to allow parking there during the peak. and it had several benefits. one is that it physically narrows the street a little bit to allow a shorter crossing distance for the pedestrians crossing sixth street. it provides a very useful and beneficial buffer between moving vehicles and pedestrians on the sidewalk. and if successful, this space will allow us in the future to construct corner intersection [speaker not understood] or bicycle parking and [speaker not understood] and other amenities in that space. we've also made concurrently other improvements on the east-west street intersecting sixth street and those include lowering the speed limits on howard, folsom, harrison and bryant within the same time frame from 30 to 25 miles an hour. so, it's been a year. we did the evaluation and we found that the change is working with minimal impacts. we not only looked at sixth street, but also fifth and seventh as a corridor and the traffic did not shift significantly or change significantly on those streets. so, based on that, we recommend that it b
on hayes street [speaker not understood]. no stopping on monday through friday on sixth street from folsom to market. this was removed at the request of barry toronto. >>> good afternoon again. i came here specifically today to address these two items. i am not taking this lightly by asking you and urging you to really look at the traffic patterns and the traffic gridlock that occurs on the afternoons when you come from 2 80 to sixth street. and taxi drivers use this route constantly as a way to get downtown from the south part of the city and also from the garages. as you know, 99% of the cabs are situated in the south part of the city. and they need to get to the downtown area to go to work in most cases. some of them will go to noe valley or the mission if they get call. so, it's a concern if you allow the left turn going north on sixth street at harrison and then you've also allow for the parking on the east side of 5th street, you are creating much more gridlock. * calls almost to the point where you're going to get huge levels of service by up to e or f, and i am very concerned what
not understood]. no stopping on monday through friday on sixth street from folsom to market. this was removed at the request of barry toronto. >>> good afternoon again. i came here specifically today to address these two items. i am not taking this lightly by asking you and urging you to really look at the traffic patterns and the traffic gridlock that occurs on the afternoons when you come from 2 80 to sixth street. and taxi drivers use this route constantly as a way to get downtown from the south part of the city and also from the garages. as you know, 99% of the cabs are situated in the south part of the city. and they need to get to the downtown area to go to work in most cases. some of them will go to noe valley or the mission if they get call. so, it's a concern if you allow the left turn going north on sixth street at harrison and then you've also allow for the parking on the east side of 5th street, you are creating much more gridlock. * calls almost to the point where you're going to get huge levels of service by up to e or f, and i am very concerned what you're going to do and how
street [speaker not understood]. no stopping on monday through friday on sixth street from folsom to market. this was removed at the request of barry toronto. >>> good afternoon again. i came here specifically today to address these two items. i am not taking this lightly by asking you and urging you to really look at the traffic patterns and the traffic gridlock that occurs on the afternoons when you come from 2 80 to sixth street. and taxi drivers use this route constantly as a way to get downtown from the south part of the city and also from the garages. as you know, 99% of the cabs are situated in the south part of the city. and they need to get to the downtown area to go to work in most cases. some of them will go to noe valley or the mission if they get call. so, it's a concern if you allow the left turn going north on sixth street at harrison and then you've also allow for the parking on the east side of 5th street, you are creating much more gridlock. * calls almost to the point where you're going to get huge levels of service by up to e or f, and i am very concerned what
be >> in west marin a middle school is closed for a >> >> and san francisco's folsom street, business owners say they are fed up >> sandbags are not a longterm solution. every think, is it going to happen >> tonight kron-4 has live team coverage on the storm aftermath. but first -- let's get >> to terisa estacio... she's live in lafayette -- where a giant sinkhole is >> all day long a small army running back hoes, excavators and dump trucks worked at a feverish pace attempting to clear up this sink hole and expose an 8 foot storm pipe. city officials say the big pipe was designed to safely transport a massive amount of water underneath this road steering rain water away from homes but somehow it failed. on sunday morning, the road caved in - the crater is now huge, 80 feet long, 30 wide and 18 feet deep. the failure is under investigation, but in the meantime, the race is on to figure out how to put in another drainage system. city officials say if there is not a temporary fix put in before the next storm hits ... it could be disasterous out here. also in the east bay... the
flooding onto fall some. it has been contained on two-folsom street. we will have a live report, coming up. >> in other bay area news... two people are under arrest on suspicion of repairman in santa clara county. police say, jason dejesus and chanelle troedson, lured the repairman to their home on monday.. where they beat and held him against his will for several hours. the victim was able to escape when they couple stopped at a gas station in san jose. he ran to a nearby home and called police. the suspects are being charged with kidnapping, assault with a deadly weapon, criminal threats and conspiracy. >> police in guatemala have arrested internet security pioneer john mcafee.. for illegally entering the country. he has been on the run from authorities in belize - who want to talk to him about the shooting death of a neighbor last month.. in an interview prior to his arrest.. mcafee to do with the murder.. >> nobody has been blaming me for the murder. they just and really want to question me. there is no basis for extradition. i like guatemala. i think the legal system in
a fire hydrant at folsom and essex near the onramp to the bay bridge. claudine wong is out there. are they getting close to reopening it yet, claudine? >> reporter: well, close, probably not but they are doing some important work right now. within the last half-hour since we last checked in with you, the crews for this scaffolding company have started to arrive. once the bus gets out of the way, you can see the work they are doing. what they told me they need to do is repair the collapsed bottom part of the scaffolding. once they do that -- and that could take a while -- then they will test it to make sure it is safe. if you pan across essex, you can see the entire area is shut down. that's because the fire department is out there. if there's any question about the structural integrity. this is entrance to the bay bridge. traffic at this point, just has to go around. let me show you video from this morning. it was about 3:0 that a san francisco police officer try -- 3:30 that a san francisco police officer tried to stop a vehicle. that vehicle hit the fire hydrant. now, the water
-free, visibility good towards the golden gate bridge, four lanes southbound it is clear there. san francisco folsom street at essex a car hit a hydrant, spewing water everywhere affecting the ramp to eastbound bay bridge you cannot use that ramp to the eastbound bay bridge until they get water stopped. eastbound carquinez bridge roadwork until 8:00, affecting three lanes there. >>> 5:10. >> next, big milestone construction of the new 49er stadium reaches today. >>> driving perk for california lawmakers, not before some passed the buck to taxpayers. >>> first, this morning's america's money report. >>> good morning. mega bank lay-offs, city group announced plans to -- citigroup announced plans to slash 11,000 jobs, wall street had a good day, dow rose 82 points yesterday to close above 13,000. investors appeared optimistic after avoiding the fiscal cliff after the president suggested a deal could be reached in a week. government issues new warning about reverse mortgages that give seniors immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity. today the obama administration will recommend seniors be c
if the driver sustained any injuries. back out live, essex street off folsom is blocked. if you are going to the bay bridge, you have to find a different route. a firefighter said that they are going to assess the safety of that scaffolding and once they find out it is safe they will reopen these roads hopefully that can be soon. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> an on-ramp to the bay bridge is closed not making many morning commuters happy. >> no. not at all. if you are trying to access the lower deck of the bay bridge it's blocked off because of the accident. use 1st instead. the good news it's the noncommute direction so hopefully traffic won't be too busy on the lower deck of the bay bridge at the skyway. we are taking a live look at the area there off the freeway. traffic extra volume on that westbound side coming off the upper deck of the bay bridge. no metering lights though as you work your way towards the toll plaza. elsewhere, if you are trying to take bart or ace, everything is right on time. caltrain, ferries looking good. muni no major delays yet so b
and proposed zoning on 11th street between harrison and folsom and we presented you with a number of options and what each of those options would entail. there was a discussion in commenting. specifically, there were a few commissioners that called out option 3b as something that was generally supportable, but we just wanted to let you know, the materials you'll be receiving next week for adoption are still proposed. if the commission wants to make a change to that zoning, you'll need to expressly vote to make that change in the future so we just need that very clear direction. related to that, part of that discussion two weeks ago was the question of are there any projects on that corridor that are currently entitled. there are no projects on that corridor that have been titled, but not built. there is a project at 350 h street and 11th street which is called the purple building because it's large and purple and it's right across the street from slim's, basically mid-block. and that project did file for environmental review and a building permit back in 2004-2005 and there was some amount o
folsom street, left to be addressed until now was an air space parcel. now owned by the successor agency to redevelopment, it lies between elevations 109.5 feet and 165.5 feet above sea level on a sloping plain as somewhat clearly shown on what i am about to show you. and my apologies, air space is very difficult to depict but we're going to do our best here. so we look at the overhead. the actual area of conveyance of here, this is looking at it from ground level looking at the facade. so that's the slight of air that is proposed to be conveyed. a different look with the building massing shown in black. the cross hatched area reflects the area to be sold. one more look. the existing facility with the new facility's facade. a different perspective looking down upon the property and you can see the height change with the new section. one more that i think might help, also a facade look. you can see how it rises from the existing site. so this parcel is already burdened with a deed restriction that severely limits its use and considering that restriction was appraised by a consultan
for the delivery of a new replacement fire station no. 1, which is now nearly completed at 935 folsom street, left to be addressed until now was an air space parcel. now owned by the successor agency to redevelopment, it lies between elevations 109.5 feet and 165.5 feet above sea level on a sloping plain as somewhat clearly shown on what i am about to show you. and my apologies, air space is very difficult to depict but we're going to do our best here. so we look at the overhead. the actual area of conveyance of here, this is looking at it from ground level looking at the facade. so that's the slight of air that is proposed to be conveyed. a different look with the building massing shown in black. the cross hatched area reflects the area to be sold. one more look. the existing facility with the new facility's facade. a different perspective looking down upon the property and you can see the height change with the new section. one more that i think might help, also a facade look. you can see how it rises from the existing site. so this parcel is already burdened with a deed restriction that
football. de la salle against folsom in sacramento, and oncest was no contest. de la salle one of the best teams in the country. 4:00 in, it's punched in from three yard out. second quarter, fourth and ghoul. chris williams, fines barkley. 28-7 spartsed. third quarter, vitali again, third td of the game and the rout is not over. velasco hat two t.d.s, this one splitting the d. sparts with six rushing touchdowns, cruising to a 49-15 victory. >>> the heisman trophy handed out today in new york. best -- candidates manti taio, john where machine zeal, and collin klein, and your winner is... >> the 2012 winner from the heisman memorial trophy is... johnny manziel. [applause] >> mike: johnny manziel, they call him johnny football and now johnny heisman. 4600 yards, threw for 3419, and 24 tds and rabid -- leading. >> ama: to a 10-2 record including an upset of alabama. he is the first freshman to win the heisman. >> what a pleasure is it. like to start by thanking the heisman trust. what a great experience to meet the people i have. manti, collin, not only good football players but great guys off
weather this weekend. the 30th california international marathon which runs from folsom to sacramento will start as scheduled 7:00 sunday morning. that means about 15,000 people will run 26 point -- well i don't know if they'll run it. some will walk. 26.2-miles in whatever the conditions bring. paul deanno here to tell us when we might see the absolute worst the storm system has to offer. >>> i'm not sure if you can pick a worst time to start a marathon. sunday. 7:00. yeah you know. some would argue there's no good time to start marathon but our producer will run it and he's going to be very soggy. we have scattered showers and the roads are wet. heading towards san francisco. it's 59 degrees. hello. high definition doppler radar. strongest radar in town. active this morning. less this evening. we're in break between weather systems a few light showers south to walnut creek. pleasant hill. the rain will pick up in intensity. and here's a change. a few things changed in the forecast. the russian river is now expected to go over flood stage by nearly one foot. and that will occur early
international marathon, which runs from folsom to sacramento will start as scheduled at 7:00 sunday morning. that's when we could see the worst of the storm. wow! these guys didn't mind the rain today, though. these are river otters at the oakland zoo. they are so happy! zookeeper ashton sent us this video. >> why do they have all that stuff floating in there? i guess, in the storm, that's what the river looks like. >> the otters are the happy ones. homeowners, not so much. but the otters are thrilled. we're gonna make the otters happy again this weekend. another round of heavy rainfall. 24 more hours of relative dryness before the heavy rain comes back. concord, you're at 57. cloudy conditions keeping our overnight lows much milder. your heat doesn't have to work as hard. san francisco, 59. san jose, 58. look at the dry on the hi-def doppler. the south bay, so wet this morning. san jose, south of morgan hill, and palo alto, home of the pac 12 football champions, stanford cardinals, you're dry tonight as well. a little wetter earlier. you we're looking at a change here. it is now forecast t
in a transmission line to potrero to where this is going in at second and folsom, but the city doesn't -- the puc doesn't have real borrowing capacity, so that idea didn't fly, so but the reality is that we need that connectivity. we need that redid you nottance, and i must say of all the people i dealt with at at&t -- he's very straightforward and i think sometimes gets in trouble for being so outstanding and forth coming and i have read through the term sheets. the only thing we have a concern in dog patch is that there's no fencing around the switch yard, and it's kind of an ugly looking thing as you go down illinois, down the blue green way and i could go on and on and i was hoping as part of the deal at&t would be required to put walls around it. it is noisy. it does hum. you can hear it from about two blocks away, and the ho down -- that's great -- going away because it constantly generates dust in that area, so i am highly supportive of this project with that one thought that we really should think of enhancing the port's property since it is also the entrance that -- for city and anyo
stages have big-name bands. headlining the folsom street fair, people are now looking forward to our entertainment in ways they did not 10 years ago. >> commander, how do we prepared to assist an outdoor event? what training do the folks on the street have when engaging with patrons of the event? >> i am sorry, i have never heard of little booth. not my genre, i guess. you know, all of our officers receive a lot of training at the academy level and the special operations group on crowd control. you all know the chief was year earlier. an outstanding job, he spoke to everyone, it all comes down to us all, all the way down to the online troops. i believe that we are the best in the entire country, if not the world. [applause] just recently, thank you, i had the deputy chief of shanghai coming over to ask us how we manage events here. i just wanted them to understand how we do it differently and how they can improve. this is not the first time i have had that happen. from what i have observed over my 32 years in my time on line as an officer, i was an officer before my first promotion,
and folsom. the enhancements includes the construction of pedestrian in the installations. the pedestrian improvement will be funded with prop b funds. construction of the over all project begin in june 2013 and is anticipated to be open for use by february of 2014. next is 28th avenue pavement. this includes ten blocks of paving work and construction of approximately 55 curb ramps. construction is scheduled to begin in april 2013 and anticipated to be open by december 2013. last project, this project will allow the sfmta to install pedestrian signal at ten locates around the city. in addition to the installation of new projects. i will be happy to take questions. >> just over all, if you can explain how the signals fits with the overall city strategy. >> good morning commissioners. you may recall couple months back we explained our strategy and our prioritization for all the pedestrian contact signals intersections in city that's lack pcs. these are the ten locations that we've had in our list for a while. they rank pretty highly compared to the location in the city. we've been still loo
, enhancing certain things. live stages have big-name bands. headlining the folsom street fair, people are now looking forward to our entertainment in ways they did not 10 years ago. >> commander, how do we prepared to assist an outdoor event? what training do the folks on the street have when engaging with patrons of the event? >> i am sorry, i have never heard of little booth. not my genre, i guess. you know, all of our officers receive a lot of training at the academy level and the special operations group on crowd control. you all know the chief was year earlier. an outstanding job, he spoke to everyone, it all comes down to us all, all the way down to the online troops. i believe that we are the best in the entire country, if not the world. [applause] just recently, thank you, i had the deputy chief of shanghai coming over to ask us how we manage events here. i just wanted them to understand how we do it differently and how they can improve. this is not the first time i have had that happen. from what i have observed over my 32 years in my time on line as an officer, i was an officer befo
south of market at second and folsom. the driver is being treated on the scene. you can see a lot of police officers there. san francisco police say the driver will be taken into custody on suspicion of possible dui. if you are going to be in that area be careful of that gushing water. >>> this morning, an america's cup competitor is caution oracle team u.s.a. of spying. the italian team has filed a formal protest to an international jury of sailing experts they say the oracle team sent an inflate boat to take pictures of their catamaran last month in new zealand. oracle admits it sent someone to watch but claims it didn't break rules. the america's cup will be held on san francisco bay next summer. >>> did you say something about it being raiders day? >> it is raiders day here on abc7. >> it sure is. raiders fans are already gearing up, partying before the big game. kira klapper is live in san leandro at a hang out that bleeds black and silver. they look hard-core there. >> reporter: they are. let me get out of the way so you can see them -- [ inaudible ] these fans have packed i
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